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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size6.3 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken20-Jun-10 11:27
Date modified20-Jun-10 11:27
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Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length32 mm
Focal length (35mm)48 mm
Max lens aperturef/4.1
Exposure1/100 at f/10
FlashNot fired, auto mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
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ISO speedISO 200
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Digital zoom1x
Chalk Bluff Indian Massacre

Chalk Bluff Indian Massacre

Uvalde
Uvalde County, Texas
29 22.222' N 99 58.162' W

Text: Here on May 29, 1861, two of southwest Texas' most feared Indian fighters were ambushed by a band of 20 hostile Indians. Henry Robinson-- tall and red-bearded-- was so well known to the tribes that they had painted his picture on a rock near the Llano River. He and his companion Henry Adams (also his daughter's fiance) were in route to Camp Wood when the attack came. The Indians, after they had killed the two men, took both their scalps and Robinson's beard, too; they then attacked Robinson's home, but his family fought them off successfully.